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Dick Wilson

Full name: John Richard "Dick" Wilson
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Born: November 19, 1933 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 31, 2008 in Franklin, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: Toledo Rockets, Toledo (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Dick Wilson attended the University of Toledo where he won three Mid-American Conference titles in 1959-1961. He was also NCAA runner-up in those years, and later won three AAU titles. He enrolled at Toledo after serving in the Army, where he qualified for the 1956 U.S. Olympic team, coached by Joe Scalzo, coach at Toledo. In addition to his three Olympic appearances, he was the gold medalist at 52 kg at the 1959 Pan American Games. After receiving his bachelor's and masters' degrees at Toledo, Wilson taught and coached at Rogers High School, and later became UT's wrestling coach from 1967-1974. He then returned to public schools and spent his career as an administrator until his retirement in 1993. Wilson was elected to the Varsity T Athletic Hall of Fame and the Pennsylvania Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Greco-Roman United States USA AC
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Greco-Roman United States USA 9
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Flyweight, Greco-Roman United States USA 4T

Men's Flyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Final Standings AC 1956-12-03 Eliminated r3/5 7
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Three 9 1956-12-05 7
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #4 2 1956-12-05 Eğribaş (TUR) fall (6:00), Wilson (USA) 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two 8T 1956-12-04 4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #4 2 1956-12-04 Fabra (ITA) decision (3-0), Wilson (USA) 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One 3T 1956-12-03 1
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #4 1 1956-12-03 Wilson (USA) decision (3-0), Zoete (FRA) 1
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Four 9 1960-08-30 9
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Four Match #3 2 1960-08-30 Hirata (JPN) fall (11:57), Wilson (USA) 4
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Three 7T 1960-08-29 5
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #2 1 1960-08-29 Wilson (USA) fall (7:53), Burkhard (SUI) 0
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Two 12T 1960-08-27 5
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #2 1T 1960-08-27 Wilson (USA) , Kochergin (URS) draw 2
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round One 12T 1960-08-26 3
1960 Summer 26 Roma Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #2 2 1960-08-26 Pîrvulescu (ROU) decision, Wilson (USA) 3
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Final Standings 4T 1964-10-16
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Four 4T 1964-10-19 6
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Four Match #1 2 1964-10-19 Kerezov (BUL) decision, Wilson (USA) 3
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Three 3T 1964-10-18 3
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Three Match #5 2 1964-10-18 Sin (KOR) decision, Wilson (USA) 3
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Two 1 1964-10-17 0
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round Two Match #9 AC 1964-10-17 Wilson (USA) 0
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round One 1T 1964-10-16 0
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Wrestling United States USA Round One Match #8 1 1964-10-16 Wilson (USA) fall (8:17), del Rio (MEX) 0